President Bola Tinubu took decisive action on Monday, suspending Minister Betta Edu amid mounting public outcry surrounding an alleged N585 million scandal. The suspension was announced by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, through a statement provided to journalists.

The statement highlighted President Tinubu’s unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability in managing the nation’s resources. It explicitly stated the immediate suspension of Dr. Betta Edu from her position as Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.

In response to the escalating concerns, President Tinubu had initiated a thorough investigation into the alleged scandal within the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. This action underscores the administration’s dedication to addressing and scrutinizing issues affecting public trust and financial propriety within governmental sectors.


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